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Online visits with doctors catching on here

In hospitals and medical centers across the country, telemedicine—the diagnosis and treatment of patients using telecommunications technology—is transforming the delivery of a growing portion of health care services. Indeed, telemedicine visits are expected to surge in 2017 and beyond, Excellus ...

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Parkinson’s patients find empowerment

Diagnosed with a chronic illness like Parkinson’s disease, individuals can often feel helpless in facing an illness that has no cure. Area businesses, however, are helping to empower patients with Parkinson’s disease by providing ways to combat its effects and ...

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Royal Oak acquires property in Florida

Royal Oak Realty Trust Inc. recently made its 16th acquisition with a $4.65 million deal. It is also the Brighton firm’s first transaction in Florida. The real estate investment trust closed March 10 on Delta Group Electronics Inc.’s manufacturing facility ...

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UR Medicine buys Metro Footcare Assoc.

The acquisition of Metro Footcare Associates LLP by UR Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation has led to the creation of a new division, UR Medicine Podiatry.

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Firm ramps up growth in health care IT

Bio-Optronics Inc. has grown its revenue at a more than 20 percent clip for the past three years—a breakneck pace for a firm that has been operating for over three decades in the region.

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Career Start expands, adds medical staffing

Rapid growth can be a double-edged sword.
Handled carelessly, a business owner can cut down the very business he or she worked hard to create. Wield it well and a business thrives. 

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Leo J. Roth bullish on downtown resurgence

The newest member to join the family business, Leo J. Roth Corp., believes commercial development in the area, namely what is happening downtown, will have a positive impact on the company.  

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New law on cybersecurity affects banks

The state Department of Financial Services’ new cybersecurity regulations that took effect starting Wednesday are touted as a protective shield for consumer data.

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Building diversity about more than just hiring

As businesses become more globalized, workplace diversity has become an imperative. Whether it is a local car dealership, a regional law firm or a multinational company, workers and clients alike want to do business with and work for an organization that reflects a range of views and backgrounds. 

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BridgeTower Media buys ‘Color Magazine’

BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of local and regional business information, events and marketing services, this week announced the acquisition of Color Magazine, a publication focused on publishing and events for diverse business professionals.  Based in Boston, Color Magazine was ...

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Existing homes purchased at fastest pace in a decade

Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. Home sales rose 3.3 percent in January from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.

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